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William Kilkenny

San Diego, Calif.

William Dennis Kilkenny (Bill), the youngest of seven brothers, was born June 6, 1955, at Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, and died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California, after suffering a heart attack.

Bill graduated from Clarke Community High School in 1974 and Drake University in 1979 with a B.S. degree in actuarial science. Bill worked for Felix and Oscars, and then Marriott Hotels in Des Moines before moving to San Diego where he worked for Ace Parking for 18 years.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Martha Kilkenny; and brothers, John Kilkenny, Joe Kilkenny and Mike Kilkenny. Also, Burt Paul and Bill’s longtime partner Ed Christianson.

Surviving Bill are brothers, Jim (Sammie) Kilkenny of Earlham, KC (Janet) Kilkenny of Osceola and Kevin Kilkenny of Bellville, Michigan; sisters-in-law, Marcia Kilkenny of Fullerton, California, and Karen Kilkenny of St. Louis, Missouri; second family, Marilyn Paul and Debbie (John) Barrier of Council Bluffs and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Bill’s remains will be interred at Maple Hill Cemetery following a celebration of life at a date to be determined later.

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